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Excellence in Service and Professionalism

2016 Winners Announced

The Excellence in Service and Professionalism award is presented to the physician who actively promotes a culture that embraces, expects and rewards the delivery of patient- and family-centered care.

Dennis Hart, M.D.

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital: Dennis Hart, M.D., physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist

With patient satisfaction scores hovering at 99 percent, Dr. Hart is a passionately committed physician and a true leader who inspires others.

Andrea Ridgeway, D.O.

Howard County General Hospital: Andrea Ridgeway, D.O., emergency medicine physician

Dr. Ridgeway is a collaborative and engaging leader who promotes a sense of teamwork in emergency department staff members and exercises keen clinical judgment at all times.

Leah Wolfe, M.D.

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center: Leah Wolfe, M.D., assistant professor of medicine

Creative, flexible and passionately patient-centered, Dr. Wolfe is an outstanding clinician and diagnostician who is skilled at helping patients and their families navigate the health care system.

Naaz Hussain, M.D.

Johns Hopkins Community Physicians: Naaz Hussain, M.D., office medical director for Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Frederick

Passionately patient-centered, Dr. Hussain is known for going above and beyond for those in her care, with a particular gift for geriatric patients. Dr. Hussain is a compassionate clinician who holds herself and her clinical staff to high standards.

Jamie Murphy, M.D.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital: Jamie Murphy, M.D., director of obstetric anesthesia and assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine

A leader in obstetric anesthesia, Dr. Murphy has improved care for all of our obstetric patients, whether she has been the direct clinician or not. Her work is outstanding, and she is valued by her colleagues, patients, leadership and students.

Ian Warrington M.D.

Sibley Memorial Hospital: Ian Warrington M.D., emergency medicine physician

An emergency medicine physician at Sibley Memorial Hospital, Dr. Warrington has a deep fund of knowledge and excellent clinical skills. He advocates strongly for patients and always keeps their best interests in mind.

James Morton, M.D.

Suburban Hospital: James Morton, M.D., internist

Known for his integrity, compassion and humility, Dr. Morton is an excellent clinician who receives enthusiastic feedback from patients and families praising his care.

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